Herbert SALTER

SALTER, Herbert

Service Number: 1736
Enlisted: 14 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Norwood, South Australia, 24 April 1886
Home Town: Mitcham, Mitcham, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 24 November 1916, aged 30 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide Royal Oak Lodge Honor Roll, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1736, 50th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1736, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide

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Herbert Charles SALTER was born on 24th April, 1886 in Norwood, South Australia

His parents were Charles SALTER and Elizabeth HALL


"...1736 Private (Pte) Herbert Salter, 50th Battalion from Mitcham, South Australia. A 30 year old labourer prior to enlisting on 14 March 1916, he embarked for overseas with the 2nd Reinforcements of the 50th Battalion from Adelaide on 11 April 1916 aboard HMAT Aeneas. After arriving in Egypt, he joined the 50th Battalion and went with them to France in June 1916. He was wounded in action at Flers, France on 19 November 1916 and evacuated to the 12th General Hospital at Rouen, France. Pte Salter died of his wounds on 24 November 1916 and was buried in the St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)


Mrs. Salter, of Albert-street, Mitcham, has been notified of the death of her husband, Private Herbert Salter, who died of wounds whilst doing his duty in France. The late Private Salter was the third son of Mrs. and the late Mr. C. Salter, of Regent-street, Kensington." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 16 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)